Do you think it’s too late for love? Certainly Sadie Hargrove Sims and Reverend Wallace Lee don’t think so. Sadie is 104 and Reverend Wallace Lee is 87.
She was married for 24 years and he was married for 51. Never did they think that they would walk down the aisle at this stage in their lives.
They ignored the playful whispers that she’s robbing the cradle, that’s he so much taller at 6 feet and she’s the tiniest thing at 4 feet.
Maybe it was fate that brought them together. Before he became a pastor, Reverend Lee and Sadie knew each other when they were married to others. She was godmother of his son and they were members of the same church.
When his wife died in 2000, Reverend Lee said he saw Sadie around town and in church. He called her one day. They talked about the death of their spouses and the fullness in their lives.
The two hit it off over long conversations that became dinners after church. They didn’t get married right away. He proposed to her after 13 years of courtship.
They got married last year. He had a best man and her maid of honor was 97 years old. Sadie had the same maid of honor at her first marriage in 1945. The honeymoon was a church outing to Baltimore.
Do you still think that it’s too late for love for you? I’m interested in any thoughts or comments that you have.
“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”…Jack Benny